ESPN and the NFL have extended their weekly re-airing of classic games on Monday Nights through June 1, 2020. The network has been re-airing iconic games from the last 15 years to fill the voids on Monday nights at 8 PM ET ever since live sporting events have been canceled.
This Monday, tune in to watch the infamous “Fail Mary” game between the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers when the Seahawks pulled off a last minute controversial win with a 24-yard touchdown pass on the final play of the game.
Hey Rookie: Welcome to the NFL will debut Monday, May 4, at 7 p.m. before the Packers-Seahawks MNF Classic. The one-hour special produced by NFL Films documents the 2020 NFL Draft process for four of this year’s top prospects – Jerry Jeudy (Alabama WR/No. 15 pick by Denver), Derrick Brown (Auburn DT/No. 7 pick, Carolina), Andrew Thomas (Georgia OT/No. 4, N.Y. Giants) and KJ Hamler (Penn State WR/No. 46, Denver). Hey Rookie documentation started in January and continued through personal training, NFL Combine, the start of pro days and last weekend’s NFL Draft when the players documented their experiences.
Monday Night Football Classics on ESPN (May 4 – June 1):
|May 4||8 p.m.||Green Bay Packers vs. Seattle SeahawksSeptember 24, 2012
Russell Wilson connected with Golden Tate on a controversial 24-yard touchdown pass on the final play as the Seahawks beat the rival Packers 14-12 in the infamous “Fail Mary” game officiated by replacement referees.
Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden and Lisa Salters
|May 11||8 p.m.||Buffalo Bills vs. New England PatriotsSeptember 14, 2009
Tom Brady threw two late fourth quarter touchdown passes for the Patriots in his first game back on the field after tearing his ACL a year earlier in the 2008 season opener.
Tirico, Ron Jaworski and Gruden
|May 18||8 p.m.||Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver BroncosOctober 1, 2018
In his MNF debut, Patrick Mahomes threw a pass with his left hand and led a game-winning drive as the Chiefs rallied for a 27-23 win against the rival Broncos in Denver.
Joe Tessitore, Jason Witten, Booger McFarland and Salters
|May 25||8 p.m.||Pittsburgh Steelers vs. San Diego ChargersOctober 12, 2015
Instead of kicking a game-tying field goal, Mike Tomlin went for the win as Le’Veon Bell scored a touchdown as time expired in a Steelers’ 24-20 victory over the Chargers in San Diego.
Tirico, Gruden and Salters
|June 1||8 p.m.||Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ersNovember 11, 2019
In a back-and-forth battle of NFC West rivals, the Seahawks defeated the previously unbeaten (8-0) 49ers, 27-24, on a 42-yard field goal in overtime. Seattle and San Francisco entered the game with a combined 15-2 record (.882 win pct.), third-best in MNF history for a game in Week 10 or later.
Tessitore, McFarland and Salters
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